According to Book Describing Members of the Vineyard Church, ‘God Is Not Unlike a Stuffed Snoopy’

In a New Yorker review of T. M. Luhrmann‘s “When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God,” Joan Acocella points out how desperate members of the Vineyard church are to point out their relationship with god… and how every meaningless action seems to be a sign from him: This casualness carries over [Read More...]

Plainfield, NJ Mayor Goes After City Council Members for Not Praying or Properly Saluting Flag

In Plainfield, New Jersey, mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs is having a “feud” with city council member Rebecca Williams: What is Williams doing that’s such a travesty to the city? First off, councilwoman at-large Rebecca Williams “grunts” during meetings, says Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs and even worse, the mayor says, Williams doesn’t salute the American flag. But she [Read More...]

Video of My Reason Rally Speech

thinkb4utype22 got video of my speech at the Reason Rally. (Thanks!) The prepared transcript is right here, if you’d like to follow along [Read more...]

Pete Stark’s Message at the Reason Rally

Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) — the only openly non-theistic member of Congress — was one of only two politicians who spoke (via video) at the Reason Rally. These were his comments: Best line (1:29): “I’ve noticed that, ironically, the more a member of Congress talks about religion, the less they do to help people.” (via [Read More...]

Videos of Richard Dawkins, Adam Savage, and Jessica Ahlquist at the Reason Rally

Mark Rosengarten took some great videos of speeches at the Reason Rally — these three in particular: Richard Dawkins: Adam Savage: Jessica Ahlquist: (Thanks to Graham for the link!) [Read more...]


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